Florence by Antonio Paolucci
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Florence
By Antonio Paolucci

Florence

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Florence by Antonio Paolucci

Book Description

Florence: Art and Architecture combines interesting and clearly written texts with an abundance of pictures. Prominent Florentine scholars and museum directors accompany the reader on a journey to the unique artistic treasures of the city on the Arno. They introduce historical buildings and sculptures in their historical contexts, and lead you through world famous painting galleries such as the Accademia and the Palazzo Pitti.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9783848000081
ISBN-10: 3848000083
Classification: History of architecture
Format: Hardback (240mm x 280mm x 41mm)
Pages: 528
Imprint: Ullmann Publishing
Publisher: Ullmann Publishing
Publish Date: 7-Jun-2012
Country of Publication: Germany

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Author Biography - Antonio Paolucci

Antonio Paolucci is a renowned Italian art historian of the Renaissance, a former Minister of Culture, and the director of Vatican Museums

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